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Fantastic 120-Year-Old Color Pictures of Ireland

St. Patrick’s Day has already come and gone this year, but there is a lot more to the Emerald Isle than the supposed World’s Greatest Snake Exterminator. Need some proof? Just check out these vivid vintage pictures of Ireland taken between 1890 and 1900 and organized by county, courtesy of the Library of Congress. County Antrim Glenoe [...]

6 Articles of Clothing That Caused Riots

Note: This article was originally published in 2009. We’re currently switching to a new hosting provider, and it’s a messy process. So while we wait for the “OK, you can start posting again” note from the server migration people, we’ll be putting up a few stories you may have missed the first time around. The clothes [...]

Costa Coffee Toast Marmite on a Canvas

Nathan Wyburn A Welsh artist has created a series of portrait of celebrities using jam and marmite with toast as canvas.Nathan Wyburn from Ebbw Vale created his tasty collection based on celebrities Britain’s would most like to have breakfast with.The unique works of art, which include X Factor host Cheryl Cole and football hero David [...]

Dog vs. SUV: Which Has Larger Eco-Footprint?

This guy is destroying Earth! Which has a larger ecological footprint, a large dog or an SUV? According to Robert and Brenda Vale, Fido has a Hummer of an eco-footprint: In “Time to Eat the Dog? The Real Guide to Sustainable Living,” authors Robert and Brenda Vale argue that resources required to feed a dog — including [...]